Reading Supply is a writing and discussion platform. We aim to be the home for: essays, criticism, manifestos, fiction, diaries, scripts, blog posts and white papers. Want to explore Reading Supply? If you are on your desktop or laptop you can try the Tree Explorer. Want to create your own tree? Anyone on Reading Supply can create connections between posts, users, and archives. For example:
Mention a writer: @ianjbattaglia @cindy @j @shirlmeow @fiberjw @krishn @mikalcallahan @micah @ggamel @cx @jasminewang @ava @rich @brian @mathemakitten @malli @phoebexy @vgr @justworthy
Mention any archive: $rs-devlog
Or mention a post: &the-four-people-in-every-1-on-1
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A meditation on usability and plainness. Public vanity metrics do not exist. Writers come to write and share.
Writers control who has access to their writing. No popularity feeds or global search. No advertisements or algorithmic feeds.
An independently run business. We will not raise venture funds. We make the promise to never shut down.
A focus on conversations and annotations. Use the Tree Explorer to find linked posts, archives, and users.
Reading Supply is free to use with an access key.
Any member of the community can invite you. Free users will always get access to the majority of features.
Our attempt at a writing experience that focuses on plainness and utility.
Write private documents
Control who can see your writing
Use WYSIWYG hotkeys
Use markdown shortcuts
Preview your post as markdown for copying
Create components with React and Emotion
Reference other published posts, archives, and users in any post
Draw and connect anything you want
Write while offline using a desktop application
Write using conflict free replicated data techniques
Write on your mobile devices
Meaningful discussion is the best way to connect with other people on the internet.
Annotate any text on a published post and discuss it
Write temporary feedback on drafts before they are published
Have discussions in a familiar thread format with peers
Manage all discussions and notifications around your conversations
Get alerted when conversations may be getting toxic
Receive automated annotations around misuse of facts or words.
Respond to direct messages from your mobile device
Collaborators should be able to share and discuss writing together, publicly or privately.
Share a post feed with collaborators
Build a list of references with collaborators
Control who can see posts and who can contribute
Export entire archive into popular formats
Publish your archives into physical books
Customize the appearance of the book cover and pages.
A personal space where you can synthesize learnings.
Organize and reorder your posts in folders
Search through your library with paragraph highlights
Export your folders as archived markdown files to your computer
Customize the typography and colors of your library and posts
Manage your library from an API
Observe analytics and traffic data
Manage your library from your mobile device
Writers should be able to present their writing in a way that represents their beliefs. It should be easy to stay close with collaborators.
Pin or reorganize your posts, create a biography and signature
Receive updates from collaborators
Turn your Reading Supply profile into your personal website
Navigate a tree of posts, archives, and users that are connected by &, $, and @ mentions
Send your subscribers new content through e-mail
Share public archives on your profile